retarding force


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Noun1.retarding force - the phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid
resistance - any mechanical force that tends to retard or oppose motion
sonic barrier, sound barrier - the increase in aerodynamic drag as an airplane approaches the speed of sound
windage - the retarding force of air friction on a moving object
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In the last one year, certain proactive steps by Government of India such as allocation of coal blocks through e- auction, rationalisation of fuel prices and expeditious clearance of projects have provided much- needed relief, however, the retarding force which was created by the market shrinkage of the last 3- 4 years continued to impact BHEL's operations for the second consecutive year.
of India such as allocation of coal blocks through e-auction, rationalization of fuel prices and expeditious clearance of projects has provided much needed relief, however, the retarding force which was created by the market shrinkage of the last 3-4 years continued to impact BHEL s operations for the second consecutive year.
Students learn about the force of lift, an upward-acting force; drag, a retarding force of the resistance to lift and to the friction of the aircraft moving through the air; weight, the downward effect that gravity has on the aircraft; and thrust, the forward-acting force provided by the propulsion system.
When braking, the pump/motor assembly acts as a pump--absorbing energy from the driveline and imparting a retarding force on the drive wheels.
Aerodynamic drag is by far the most important retarding force in both road and track cycling and reducing drag can lead to substantial improvements in performance.
Typically, a boxy trailer moving at highway speeds generates a turbulent wake that exerts a retarding force, or drag.
9 What word can be applied to a tedious person, or duty as well as meaning a retarding force, a movement made with a computer mouse button depressed, and women's clothes when worn by a man?